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Following on from our announcement earlier this year on the postponement of our inspection activity, we can now confirm that there will be no scheduled site visit inspections this business year.
The Minister for Health and Social Services in Wales has appointed Ellen Donovan as the new Welsh Member of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).
Every year, the HTA holds a public Authority meeting. This meeting is an opportunity for members of the public to attend and ask our Authority Members (the HTA Board) and the HTA’s Senior Management Team questions about our work in person.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new Authority Members, Professor Gary Crowe and Dr Charmaine Griffiths, who have been appointed as members of the Human Tissue Authority for 3 years from 1 September 2019.
The Department of Health is currently recruiting for a new Chair of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA). The news comes after current Chair, Sharmila Nebhrajani's decision to stand down.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) had announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year. These licence fees came into effect from April 2018 and was calculated on the same basis as 2017/18.
The HTA’s Triennial Review The HTA’s triennial review was conducted by the Cabinet Office to provide assurance to the Department of Health and the public that the HTA’s functions are still required and that we are operating efficiently.
The HTA has published its annual Business Plan for 2017/18 and a refreshed version of our three-year Strategy.
In 2013 Justin McCracken was commissioned by the Government to review the work of the HTA and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).